Meet the Strategic Urban Planning & Policy lecturers
Dr. Alex Jachnow
Dr. Jachnow is an urban development specialist with 19 years of experience in research & consultancy. Prior to joining IHS, he worked in Urban Governance Programmes of GIZ, KfW, World Bank and ADB. His expertise lies in empowering institutions to improve urban management and policy frameworks.
Together with its partners IHS works at the forefront of urban development. IHS advises local and national governments on urban issues, trains public works officials, contributes to the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) discussion and much more. IHS works with global leaders in the field of urban development, including UN-Habitat, Cities Alliance and ICLEI. IHS also partners with leading Dutch universities in the Netherlands and around the world to deliver a comprehensive understanding of urban development. This comprehensive network allows us to arrange for inspiring guest lectures both from academic colleagues as well as professionals working in key organisations. Guest lecturers for this specialisation track include:
- Dr. Alonso Ayala: Senior Expert in Housing; Lecturer at the Urban Housing, Equity and Social Justice specialisation track.
- Dr. Maartje van Eerd: Senior Expert in Housing and Social Development; Lecturer at the Urban Housing, Equity and Social Justice specialisation track.
- Dr. Bahar Sakizlioglu: Housing Expert and Urban Sociologist; Lecturer at the Urban Housing, Equity and Social Justice specialisation track.
- Cristina Ampatzidou: Serious Gaming guest lecturer; PhD researcher: Playing with Urban Complexity at the University of Groningen; Founder of Amateur Cities.